Tda 3.6

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Lindsay Jarvis

TDA 3.6 Promote equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people. 1. Be able to promote equality and diversity in work with children and young people. 1.1 Equality ensures that individuals or groups are treated fairly and equally at all times regardless of their needs, race, gender, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation and age. Promoting equality will help to remove discrimination in all areas. Diversity recognises; respects and values the difference of all people. There are 6 areas of diversity; these areas of diversity in law are disability, gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation and religion / belief. Legislation for these areas including: Sex Discrimination Act 1975

Race Relations Act 1976 (amended 2000)
Human Rights Act 1998
Equal Opportunities Act 2004
DDA – Disability & Discrimination Act 1995
DDA Part 4 Code of Practice 1995
SENDA – Special Educational Needs and Disability Act 2001 Equality act 2010
United Nations Convention on the rights of the child

1.2 Ways in which we can promote equality and diversity throughout the school setting is to: • treat all staff and students fairly and equally
• create an inclusive culture for all staff and students
• ensure all students have equal access to opportunities which will enable them to participate in learning to the best of their ability • enable staff and students to develop to their full potential •making sure that staff and students have all the skills they need to challenge inequality and discrimination in their work/study environment • make sure that learning materials and classroom setting do not discriminate against anyone • making sure policies, procedures and processes don't discriminate against anyone

1.3 In our school we study all types of religion, cultural, beliefs, background. As a multi-cultural school we try our best to make sure that all children are aware of each others backgrounds...
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